What We Do

The Freedom Forum’s mission is to foster First Amendment freedoms for all. We work to raise awareness of First Amendment freedoms by educating, engaging and inspiring people, sharing the stories of Americans who have exercised their rights to ignite change.

Established July 4, 1991, by our founder Al Neuharth, the Freedom Forum is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) foundation. We advance First Amendment freedoms through initiatives that include:

Headquartered at The Wharf in Washington, D.C., the Freedom Forum’s affiliate organizations include: